Talking about your pet, your grief, and your emotions can help you deal with the loss of a furry or feathered friend. Visit one of the welcoming support groups we have listed or try one of the Massachusetts therapists who specialise in pet grief.
We also have a list of toll-free phone numbers you can call to speak to someone on our national pet grief hotline resources page.
Dr. Stefanie Schwartz, DVM, MSc, DACVB
Jane N. Nathanson, LCSW, LRC, CRC
Counseling and Consulting, 54 Ainsworth Street
Boston Massachusetts 2131
Ann Resca, NCC, LMHC
399 Neponset Street
Canton Massachusetts 2021
Lynda L. Warwick, Ph.D.
Chelmsford and Lowell Massachusetts
Christine McNiff, LMHC
191 Sudbury Road, Ste. 38
Concord Massachusetts 1742
Hingham Massachusetts 2043
Dana Gilbert, LICSW
110 Manchester Road
Newton Massachusetts 2461
564 Loring Avenue
Salem Massachusetts 01970-4276
Cheryl Nahas, MA, LMHC
220 Central Street, #9
Stoneham Massachusetts 2180
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Pet Loss and Bereavement Support Group
160 Old Derby Street
Hingham Massachusetts 2043
Contact person: Liz Bailey
Contact phone: 781-676-3145
Notes: Call or email to register.
Monthly Pet Loss Support Group
All Saints Church
44 Park Avenue
Whitman Massachusetts 2382
Meeting day(s): every third Sunday
Meeting time(s): 12:00-1:30 pm
Contact person: Rev. Colette
Contact phone: 617-922-9664
Contact email: RevColette@allsaintswhiman.com
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Massachusetts Pet Loss Support Hotline(s)
Tufts University Veterinary School
Massachusetts North Grafton
Local hotline: 508-839-7966
Availability: Monday - Friday, 6:00-9:00 pm ET
Notes: calls from outside Massachusetts will be returned at no charge
National Cancer Support Group for Animals
Local hotline: 508-285-2525
Notes: We are a group that provides support for those individuals who have or are going to loss a pet. Although our focus is on those dealing with cancer we are available to all those who love their babies. Available 24 hours / 7 days a week.
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